Sweetest Tongue Has Sharpest Tooth 3
Painting - Digital Oil
Little girls, this seems to say, Never stop upon your way, Never trust a stranger-friend; No one knows how it will end. As you're pretty so be wise; Wolves may lurk in every guise. Handsome they may be, and kind, Gay, and charming - never mind! Now, as then, 'tis simple truth -- Sweetest tongue has sharpest tooth! -- Charles Perrault, 1697. A werewolf attempts to seduce a girl in a red cloak who has strayed from the path through the woods, based on the original erotic nature of the Red Riding Hood tales. Read more about this painting in my blog or on my facebook page. This version contains the complete text of Charles Perrault's poem.
September 30th, 2010
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